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Injustice quotes (9)
If everyone were clothed with integrity if every heart were just frank kindly the other virtues would be well-nigh useless since their chief purpose is to make us bear with patience the injustice of our fellows.
Jean Baptiste Moliere Category: Injustice
Men use thought only to justify their wrong doings and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts. Ils ne se servent de la pensee que pour autoriser leurs injustices et emploient les paroles que pour deguiser leurs pensees.
Francois Voltaire Category: Injustice
Who can protest and does not is an accomplice in the act.
Talmud Category: Injustice
Injustice is relatively easy to bear; what stings is justice.
Henry Louis Mencken Category: Injustice
An unrectified case of injustice has a terrible way of lingering restlessly in the social atmosphere like an unfinished question.
Mary McCarthy Category: Injustice
I know there is a God and that He hates injustice and slavery. I see the storm coming and I know that His hand is in it. If he has a place and work for me and I think He has I believe I am ready. This comment was made in a private conversation with Newton Bateman superintendent of public instruction for the state of Illinois a few days before the election of 1860. During the election of 1960 Senator John F. Kennedy used the same words in a speech to the United Steelworkers of America convention Atlantic City New Jersey September 19 1960. Freedom of Communications final report of the Committee on Commerce United States Senate part 1 p. 286 (1961). Senate Report. 87-994. As president he used a variation of these words at the 10th annual presidential prayer breakfast March 1 1962. Public Papers of the Presidents of the United States: John F Kennedy 1962 p. 176.
Abraham Lincoln Category: Injustice
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.
Plato Category: Injustice
No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it.
Aristotle Category: Injustice
Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them.
Frederick Douglass Category: Injustice